Items filtered by date: February 2014
Thursday, 27 February 2014 22:24

Food + Wine Festival - Palm Desert

The 4th annual the Food & Wine Festival Palm Desert™ will be held March 21-23, 2014. The festival, organized by Palm Springs Life, will gather the brightest and most inspired chefs from across the country for three extraordinary days of culinary and wine tasting under The Big White Tent on Larkspur between El Paseo and Shadow Mountain in Palm Desert, CA. This event will be uniquely educational in focus, showcasing the Coachella Valley as the ultimate culinary destination.

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(Placentia, CA) – The Bruery is excited and proud to officially announce their upcoming quality & efficiency improvements over the next year that will pave the way for substantially more, and substantially higher quality, beer in 2015 and beyond.

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Wednesday, 19 February 2014 18:10

FirkFest – Saturday, March 22nd!

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ANAHEIM, CA—FirkFest, Orange County’s first cask beer festival, is set to take place on March 22, 2014 from noon to 4 P.M. on Farmers Park in the Anaheim Packing District located at 400 S Anaheim Blvd, Anaheim. Firkfest highlights Old World beer serving technique and blends them with new creativity of today’s burgeoning local craft brewers. Thirty Southern Californian breweries will participate in this unique event that pays homage to how beer has been traditionally served for centuries.

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(Coronado, CA) — Jurata Baltic Porter, the second of two collaborations between San Diego fave Coronado Brewing and nationally acclaimed Cigar City Brewing out of Tampa, FL, is now hitting shelves and taps across the country. The highly anticipated winter seasonal pulls together the talents of craft brewing on both the left and right coasts.

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(San Diego, CA) – Latest news from Mission Brewery, courtesy of Media Liaison, Marty Jones.

Our head brewer, John Egan, has been promoted to a new role of Operations Manager/Head Brewer for Mission. In addition to running the brew house and overseeing all brewing and packaging, John will now manage all Mission employees and managers and oversee all operations at Mission.

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The Southern California Homebrewers Festival (SCHF) is an annual event held in early May. With over 40 homebrew clubs in attendance & unlimited tastings, this is a homebrew, craft beer, camping extravaganza that attracts thousands of California tourists, shining a light on the homebrewer.

The festival, hosted by the California Homebrewers Association (CHA), is held at Lake Casitas, in Ventura County. The weekend is a celebration of the craft and science of brewing. Friday night is a mini beer fest, with commercial breweries and homebrewers pouring their beers.  Award winning homebrewers and brewmasters speak at the wildlife recreation area, while wonderful hand-crafted Southern California brews are served to happy campers. Membership in the CHA is required for entry into the festival.

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(Tucson, AZ) – Golden Eagle Distributors, Inc. is excited to announce Arizona statewide distribution of Hangar 24 Craft Brewery beers. Hangar 24 is an award-winning six year old regional craft brewery located in Redlands, CA and currently distributed in Southern California and Las Vegas, Nevada.

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(Los Angeles, CA) – Fireman’s Brew, a Los Angeles-based craft beer company founded by two firefighters, today announced a partnership with Crest Beverage to distribute its award-winning beers throughout San Diego County. With the addition of Crest Beverage, Fireman’s Brew continues to strengthen its distribution network throughout Southern California, adding Crest to a roster of leading distributors that includes: Allied Beverages, Mission Beverage and Haralambos Beverage. Together these partners will now provide distribution of Fireman’s Brew handcrafted beers from Santa Barbara County, down to San Diego County.

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Boulder, CO – Break out your banjo and your overalls and get ready to stock your cellar because Uncle Jacob’s Stout is coming back on February 9th. It will be the third release of the highly coveted and critically acclaimed Uncle Jacob’s Stout. The second member of Avery’s Annual Barrel Series, it is a 14.83% ABV stout aged in first-use Bourbon barrels for six months.

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Located about 45 miles west of Palm Springs, lies the brewery that has taken off and plans to reach new heights in 2014.   

Hangar 24 has an undeniable charm. Perhaps it’s the fields of oranges you pass on your way there; maybe it’s due to the old-school feel of the converted Norton Air Force Base building this Redlands brewery occupies. At the end of a dusty road, with the San Bernardino Mountains serving as a backdrop, the brewery and its large patio is often occupied by a slew of locals enjoying Hangar’s beers. Even if you’re not an aviation geek, it’s is unequivocally cool to watch small airplanes take off and land at the nearby Redlands airport.

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